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Taiwan urges China to avoid “military adventurism”

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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen said the military conflict is not the answer, as China’s President Xi Jinping talked about the complete unification of his “motherland.” This is a desire that Taiwan rejects.

China claimed Taiwan’s democratic island as its territory and vowed to forcibly occupy it someday if necessary. (Reuters)

Taiwan has called on China to curb “military adventurism,” and tensions between the two countries have been at their highest levels in recent years.

President Tsai Ing-wen said in a New Year’s speech live on Facebook on Saturday, “We must call attention to the Beijing authorities so as not to misunderstand the situation and to prevent the internal expansion of’military adventurism’.” Stated.

China claims to have democratically ruled Taiwan as its territory, and over the past two years has increased military and diplomatic pressure to claim sovereignty.

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In a New Year’s greeting the day before Chinese President Xi Jinping, he said the complete unity of the “motherland” was a desire shared by people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait.

Taiwan is an independent country and has repeatedly vowed to defend its freedom and democracy.

“The military is not an option for resolving disagreements across straits. Military conflicts will affect economic stability,” Tsai said. “Both of us share the responsibility of maintaining peace and stability in the region.”

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Source: TRT World and distributors

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